Contest Rules


You must be 21 years of age or older to participate.

1. Eligibility

Tailgate Rivals Ultimate Tailgater Competition/Contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least twenty one (21) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Tailgate Rivals and other companies associated with the promotion of the competition/contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The competition/contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

2. Sponsor

The Tailgate Rivals Competition/Contest is run by Identity Media Services, LLC. 1801 E. Royal Lane Suite 800, Dallas, TX 75229.

3. Agreement to Official Rules

Participation in the Competition/Contest constitutes entrants full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

4. Contest Period

The Competition/Contest begins September 06, 2014 and ends on December 31, 2014 at noon CST.

5. Blitz Voting

At a time as determined by Identity Media Services, LLC in its sole discretion, Blitz Voting will be implemented no more then through the end of the Competition/Contest and no less than 1 second. Blitz Voting is defined as unlimited voting on a per contestant basis within a period of time. Winner’s (whoever has the most votes within the blitz voting period) cannot compete in any additional Blitz Voting competitions within the same season.

6. Skunked

At a time as determined by Identity Media Services, LLC in its sole discretion, a “skunking period” will be implemented no more then through the end of the Competition/Contest and no less than 1 second. A “skunking period” is defined as a period of time in which all contestants must each have a minimum number of votes (as determined by Identity Media Services, LLC) before the end of the period. Contestants who fail to reach that set minimum amount of votes before the end of the determined time period will be out of the current competition (and any current voting competition).

7. How to Enter

Log onto either or and use the submit form to submit your entry. You must provide your legal name and an email address to be eligible for the competition (your email will not be sold or used for any other purpose other than that of the Tailgate Rivals TV Show and Competition). Your video must be no longer than three (3) minutes in length. You must own or have licenses for all material used within your submission, if copyright claims arise against your submission, you are liable for a legal actions associated with the claim. By submitting and agreeing to the terms, you agree that Tailgate Rivals has full rights to use your submission across all of it’s platforms: TV Broadcast, online, print, radio.

8. Awarding

The Grand Prize winner will win the following: 10×10 white tailgate tent, Folding outdoor table, 2x tailgate chairs, 1000w portable generator, 50″ flat screen tv, Coleman Roadtrip grill, KanJam Tailgating game, Canyon Cooler, 2015 Ultimate Tailgater Banner. Prizes are subject to change without notice.

9. Winner Notification

The potential winners will be notified by either phone or email. Each Potential winner of each prize listed, may be required to complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance within seven (7) days of the date of notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize.

10. General Conditions

In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problems, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Identity Media Services, LLC in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

11. Release of Limitations and Liability

By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirect transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) Unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) lost, late, incomplete, garbled, illegible, undelivered, stolen, damaged, delayed, postage-due or misdirected mail, entries, (e) any other errors or problems in connections with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, or in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participation in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorneys fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to , punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

12. Disputes

This Agreement shall be governed exclusively by the laws of the State of Texas. Venue for any action relating to this Agreement shall be maintained in Dallas County, Texas. In the event that a dispute arises between the parties under this Agreement, the dispute shall first be submitted to mediation before a mutually agreed upon mediator in Dallas, Texas within thirty (30) days after either party receives written notification of the dispute from the complaining party. Each party will bear its own costs of mediation. If the dispute is not resolved within ninety (90) days from the start of mediation, the dispute shall be submitted for binding arbitration before a single, mutually agreed upon arbitrator in Dallas, Texas. The decision reached by the arbitrator shall be conclusive and binding on the parties, and the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs of arbitration. In the event of a dispute, both parties agree to make their best effort to expedite mediation and arbitration and to resolve disputes as quickly as reasonably possible.

13. Privacy

Information collected from entrants is subject to sponsors privacy policy.